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MONDAY, AUGUST 17, 1936 BLYTHEVILLE. (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Beware x Of STRANGERS And At Your Door WARNS CHIEF OF POLICE To The Citizens and Housewives of Blytheville: THIS IS A WARNING issued for the protect i o n of Blylhcville liomcs and citizens from I he II A 7, A It D S o f DEALING WITH ITINERANT PEDDLERS and STRANGERS. OWING TO THE PACT that ' (hew • havo ••• been many cases of High Pressure Selling Schemes reported to t h e Police recently by the housewives and 'citizens -:...'.:>t--ftv: i -,;-:r^f'Vf/- ( .:"^ : n, . -T,v the following warning i? issued. STRANGERS SHOULD NOT BE ADMITTED to your homes U N T I L THEIR CREDENTIALS HAVE BEEN CHECKED UP AND VERIFIED— and that you A RE SURE YOU KNOW Die party at your door to be a LOC A L BLYTHEVILLE C IT I Z E N deserving your consideration. DO NOT PAY CASH IN ADVANCE, to STRANGERS on orders. DO NO T C A S H CHECKS OR ISSUE A CHECK lo a Straiifer on an order, often limes these checks have been "ALTERED" and later cnslicd by nu innocent parly. IN CASE YOU ARE SUSPICIOUS — PHONE THE POLICE AT ONCE — PHONE NO. GGG. DO NOT DELAY IN THIS — as it will enable our police to overtake anyone making false representations at your home. ED RICE, Chief of Police. PAGE THREE TAKING FROM AN ITINERANT PEDDLER / you* \ \JJfotMj^ tiowmanij tiwe^famyoiL heard this clever Sales Talk 7 "I HAVE FOIl YOU A CREAM as our special offer to acquaint you with OUR WONDEFUL lilNE' 0F "Mai} I corne in arid DEMONSTRATE how they should be applied to your skin?" How many times have you been detained from your household duties trying to explain to this persistent canvasser that you ARE NOT interested? 1 OH YES —without any obligation on your part. All I ask is a few moments'of your time." iTHEN the stranger gives the so called ''analysis" of your skin to ascertain What Products You Should Use and Buy. have you—after a few moments of treatment ---that .this /'analysis" is correct? •• --:-^>,> • ••>.-•• '*& WHAT ASSURANCE have you as to SANITATION? HOW CAN YOU SECURE SATISFACTION IF the treatment proves harmful to your flkin? TVp to locate the peddler. fi Master Peddlers have tried to pass out these GIFT COUPONS through local societies or even through the Theatre, asking only that you give your name ar ' address; thus giving the peddler : VOL of the HAZARDS to which you subject yourself by allowing a STRANGER, interested mainly in making a SALElo treat your skin? What assurance have you that the peddler is not a carrier of dirt or disease? You would not call a stranger to prescribe for you if sick. Why take these chances? Many cities require Health Examinations for all peddlers. Of course-in addition to the Free Coupon you will : have to place an order and!/ M>«|kA« "«•' 9 *•" Pay a Cash Deposit in advance of up to 40# of order. As a rule the Salesperson's commission. SKIM TR€ATM€NT$ should be done ONLY BY THOSE^HAVING'A LICENSE, State Health 1 Boards require*a Y strictjejraw/notfo/i-7? after a very thorough study^course- 1 - as'to ."one's QUALIFICA TIONS before a permit or license is issued entitling one to prescribe or apply "cosmetics. Ask the peddler' for his license. Copyright City Loyalty Association, Minneapolis. Minn.